DFA was delighted to welcome three inspiring speakers @Raemmu@Pamela_Uba@DiopLeon to the Department today to celebrate Black History month
The event was an opportunity to celebrate and raise awareness of the contribution and lived experiences of black Irish people
Today on #UNDay, we celebrate the anniversary of the UN Charter on 24 October 1945
Ireland joined the UN in 1955 and the values in the UN Charter are at the heart of Ireland's foreign policy. These values now guide our membership of the UN Security Council 🇮🇪🇺🇳
Minister Coveney lead the Irish Government’s attendance at the inaugural Ireland Wales Forum, hosted by the Welsh Government earlier today, providing the opportunity for Irish and Welsh ministers to exchange views and approaches on critical issues
Today, Minister @simoncoveney announced the winners of the 2021 Presidential Distinguished Service Awards. Minister @brophytalks recognised these 11 members of Ireland's diaspora, for their contribution to 🇮🇪 Ireland’s reputation across the globe.
Ireland's UN Youth Delegates for 2021-22 are Treasa Cadogan & Diandra Ní Bhuachalla 🇮🇪🇺🇳
Minister @simoncoveney met with the Youth Delegates today to hear their views on a range of global issues and discuss Ireland’s Security Council membership
Pleased to confirm that a further 16 Irish citizens & dependents were safely evacuated from Kabul Airport to Doha last night. We are assisting them on their onward journey home to Ireland. With continued thanks to @MofaQatar_EN and @Lolwah_Alkhater for the assistance. @dfatirl
Privileged to finally meet in person some of the incredible Irish Community Leaders who work to support our Diaspora in the US, encapsulating what is best about our people, values, prosperity, culture and influence. We salute you @irishmissionun
The Department of Foreign Affairs is pleased to support this resolution. Minister Coveney said this “important statement of rights adds impetus to our international effort to address urgent environmental and climate issues.”
Minister @EamonRyan welcomes Government’s decision of co-sponsoring a resolution recognising a right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) 🌍
Read more: gov.ie/en/press-release/7a82…
Following today's 🇺🇳UN Security Council meeting on Lebanon, Minister @SimonCoveney reiterated 🇮🇪Ireland's support for the people of 🇱🇧Lebanon, including through humanitarian support and the continued presence of @defenceforces in @UNIFIL_.
Minister Brophy participated in a high-level debate at the UN Security Council today on the Great Lakes Region. The debate, hosted by Kenya, focused on finding solutions to deal with the root causes of conflict
An extraordinary life lived through extraordinary times
Máire Mhac an tSaoi holds an important place in the history of the DFA. In 1947 she became the first female Irish diplomat & went on to serve with distinction including in Madrid, Rome & the UN
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam
This week, the Embassy of Ireland in Morocco🇲🇦, our newest Embassy, began operating!
Best wishes to Ambassador-Designate James McIntyre and all the team now #Working4IRL in Rabat 🇮🇪🇲🇦